University of Ljubljana


Study in Slovenia national initiative is growing each year. We are participating and presenting study options in Slovenia on many events and the numbers of potential and enrolled students are rising. In order to stimulate the latter and to inform you more about our excellent higher education institutions, we have dedicated a new section on our web page: SHOWCASE OF INSTITUTIONS. With time we shall present each institution, active in the Study in Slovenia initiative, and offer you more info about the programmes they offer, ranking, contact information, enrolment procedure, etc. The first in line is:

University of Ljubljana / Univerza v Ljubljani

– among top 3% in the world

University of Ljubljana

We offer a wide range of bachelor, master and doctoral programmes covering all fields of study: Natural Science, Technology and Engineering, Social Sciences, Humanities, Medicine, Art.


Established in the year 1919, today with 23 faculties and three art academies, the University of Ljubljana is the oldest higher education and scientific research institution in Slovenia. The University members faculties and academies are responsible for carrying out bachelor, master and doctoral programmes as well as lifelong learning programmes. Each year over 40,000 students upgrade and develop their knowledge and skills at the country’s largest educational institution. Furthermore, the University has been most successful in research and is therefore the central and largest research institution in Slovenia, with 30% of all registered researchers. It promotes interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary studies and exchanges its achievements in science and art with other universities and scientific research institutions. A particular concern of the University of Ljubljana is the transfer of knowledge to the economy, which is why it cooperates closely with Slovenian and foreign companies. Its partners include multinational corporations and top Slovenian firms.

Position of University of Ljubljana on International Quality Charts
Shanghai: 401-500, QS: 601-650, Webometrics: 292, URAP: 298

In order to help you start your study at our University, we have prepared information guides which have been specially designed for international students who intend to study at the University of Ljubljana, information about degree programmes and additional useful information that will ease your start here.

You also have a possibilty to join a Year Plus that is specially designed to help you acquire language and other skills, expertise in your chosen field of study as well as the opportunity to familiarize yourself with the culture, history and Slovenia in general.

You may also apply to the University of Ljubljana as an exchange student or join us at one of our summer schools.

Photos: Željko Stevanić, IFP, Ljubljana